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CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
promotion from college or university. and that is why we are seeing everywhere in the economy. it is not just the universities. >> you right of of a powerful few have deceived and dominated the new talk consistently about howard's optimism which was a beacon. how do sway the optimism he had about politics and breaking through and people having better lives for themselves and this kind of pattern he saw of people either being depressed or coopted. >> it is that easy. like howard, i am a temperamental optimist. but if robbie had won the election a think i would probably have given up, meaning a would have given up on the american people. but what howard kept saying, and he proved right again late kept saying change and the a battista change will rise in the most unpredictable ways at the most unpredictable times. it is quite true that most of the worker strikes that have taken place throughout american history have failed. but some of them have succeeded, and there was one, a powerful union movement. something like 11 or 12% of workers are unionized, but there are signs of their revers
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 9:00pm EST
different economies, different modes of production, very different religious values and different histories, a very different outlook on things. when they came together, i think that the 55 people who gathered in philadelphia had most of them, not all of them, most of them had an imperative that they were going to create something like a representative democracy or republic of all of these different elements, and they have almost everything but that and they can with a whole lot of different ideas about what they were going to do. and nobody came away with exactly what they wanted. most people didn't come away with anything close to what they wanted except that a very remarkable thing. >> host: these are very polarized times. the congress and the 79 piece is as polarized as today in your book if we think the media is polarized or in tents today and we haven't seen anything with compared to then. so how were they able to compromise than in the similarly polarized times it is hard to compromise that. >> guest: they didn't like it any better than we like it, and they got as mad. some
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am EST
. the creation of a representative democracy across 13 large land areas, that had different economies, different modes of production, different religious values, different histories, different outlooks on things, when they came together, i think that the 55 people who gathered in philadelphia had most of them -- not all of them -- most of them had an imperative that they were going to create something like a representative democracy or republic out of all of these different elements. and they had to give up almost everything but that. they came with a whole lot of different ideas about what they were going to do, and nobody came away with exactly what they wanted. most people didn't come away with anything close to what they wanted, except that very remarkable thing. >> host: now, these are very polarized time, the congress in the 1790s is as polar rises or more as today, if you note in your book, if we think the media is polar rised today, we haven't seen anything like then. so how were they able to compromise then, in similarly polarized times it's hard to compromise. >> guest: they
CSPAN
Jan 20, 2013 12:00pm EST
economies, different modes of production, different religious values, different histories, different outlooks on things. when they came together, the 55 who gathered in philadelphia had most of them, not all of them. most of them had an imperative that they were going to create something like a representative democracy out of all these different element. they had to give up almost everything but that. they came with a lot of different ideas about what they were going to do and nobody came away with what they wanted. except a very remarkable thing. >> host: these are very polarized times. congress and the 1790s is as polarized. if we think the media polarized our intent today, we have been anything. so how were they able to compromise plan went similarly polarized times it's hard for us to compromise them? >> guest: they didn't like it better than we liked it. somebody said in the ever been able to track this boat. maybe you know who sent it. politics is compromise, everything else is theater. we have a lot of theater right now, but i think the compromises are going to happen, too. >>
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